The Afghan police forces carried out a raid against ISIS militants in eastern Nangarhar province killing at least five militants and injuring six others.

The Ministry of Interior in a statement said the police forces conducted a raid against the militants of the terror group in Deh Bala district on Friday.

The statement further added that the police forces conducted the raid in retaliation to an attack by the militatns of the terror group.

According to Ministry of Interior, the police forces also killed one of the commanders of the terror group during the same raid.

The anti-government armed militants including ISIS sympathizers have not commented regarding the raid so far.